What is the IEB pass rate?

Despite having to adapt to new modes of learning and teaching over the past two years because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) announced that the 2021 National Senior Certificate (NSC) pass rate is 98.39%. This is slightly higher than last year’s pass rate of 98.06%.

What percentage is a distinction in IEB?

For the final standard exams, a ‘normal pass’ is given for an average mark 50%-59%, and a distinction is given for an average of 80% or more.

Is NSC or IEB better?

The biggest difference between the IEB and NSC is that the IEB focuses on preparing students for life abroad. Most people wonder which qualification between the IEB and NSC is better. This solely depends on your personal needs and what you as a student are capable of.

Did matric 2021 perform better?

The matric pass rate has improved by 0.2 percentage points, increasing from 76.2% last year to 76.4% in 2021. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced the 2021 matric exam results on Thursday in Pretoria.

What is the pass mark for maths in South Africa IEB?

There are no higher grade or standard grade options for the NSC. To pass a subject, the student must achieve a minimum score of 40%.

Is an 80 average good in high school?

A – is the highest grade you can receive on an assignment, and it’s between 90% and 100% B – is still a pretty good grade! This is an above-average score, between 80% and 89%

What does D mean in matric results?

A Diploma Pass (D): It offers high school graduates provisional entry into a Technikon/TVET college. A Higher Certificate Pass (H): It enables the student to gain provisional entry into a College or certificate course.

Is Cambridge harder than IEB?

How does my child achieve a school leaving qualification with exemption while completing the Cambridge International curriculum? Beyond the credibility of the syllabus itself, Cambridge International schooling and syllabus is notably more challenging than the local syllabus in all subject fields.

Which is harder IEB or caps?

CAPS Definition: They still follow the CAPS curriculum, HOWEVER, there are some differences. The IEB exams are considered by many teachers, parents, students and universities, both within South Africa and abroad, as a more challenging and comprehensive assessment than the State NSC.